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Safety Office, Environmental Health and

The Environmental Health and Safety Office (EHS) partners with various University officials, departments, and personnel to promote health, safety, environmental protection, and compliance with applicable local, state, and federal regulations. This mission is accomplished by establishing environmental, health and safety policies and procedures, providing training, implementing preventive actions, and ensuring continuous improvement of Mason’s health and safety programs.

Schar School of Policy and Government

The Schar School of Policy and Government prepares undergraduate and graduate students to be leaders and managers who solve problems and advance the public good in all sectors and levels of government—in the United States and throughout the world. Located where policy happens—just three miles from the Pentagon, four miles from the White House, and six miles from the U.S. Capitol Building—students are connected to jobs, internships, networking, and experiences that can only be found in the Washington, D.C., area.

Schedule of Classes

This site contains extensive schedule information for current and upcoming semesters. Course information is updated nightly during periods of nonregistration several times daily during registration.

SCHEV – State Council of Higher Education of Virginia

The SCHEV website contains information about and how to contact the council.

School of Art Print Studio

George Mason University’s digital fine art printing studio, providing exhibition-quality inkjet prints, high-resolution scans, and laser proofs to students, faculty, and the greater community.

Science and Technology Campus (formerly known as the Prince William Campus)

This is the official website for the Science and Technology Campus (formerly known as the Prince William Campus) of George Mason University. Information about courses offered on this campus, directions, and community partnerships can be found here.

Sexual Harassment Policy and Grievance Procedures

It is the policy of Mason to provide an academic and work environment free from sexual harassment. Sexual harassment, a form of gender discrimination, is contrary to the standards and mission of the University. Sexual harassment is illegal and will not be tolerated. Each member of the University community has a responsibility to maintain an academic and work environment free from sexual harassment. The University will take whatever action necessary to prevent, stop, correct, or discipline harassing behavior.

Shared Research Instrumentation Facility (SRIF)

The Shared Research Instrumentation Facility is a lab designed to accommodate researchers from the various natural-science departments at Mason. This site has information on lab equipment, policies, and hours of operation.


shopMason connects a wide range of goods and services, from daily Mason gear, convenience stores, dining services, vending services, print shops, mail and shipping services, and banking opportunities for your everyday needs to events production services, advertising in the Student Centers, concert tickets at EagleBank Arena, and computer and other accessories at the Computer Store and Bookstore – most obtainable with Mason Money. We seek to amplify your campus experience!

Shuttle Bus Services

Mason’s Shuttle Services provides free transportation for students, faculty, staff and contracted services employees. See the website for shuttle schedules.

Sigma Theta Tau International – Nursing Honor Society

This site is for the Epsilon Zeta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau.

Skyline Fitness Center

Skyline Fitness Center is connected to Southside Dining and centrally located on the Fairfax campus. The facility is available to full-time students, part-time student members and all other members of Mason Recreation. Skyline Fitness Center is open during the fall and spring semesters and closed during holiday, winter and summer breaks.

Social Action and Integrative Learning (SAIL)

Social Action and Integrative Learning (SAIL), housed within New Century College, is an evolving community of Mason students, faculty, administrators, alumni, and community partners who are active and passionate collaborators in effecting positive social change. SAIL fosters integrative, innovative, and experiential learning opportunities on campus, regionally, and globally that educate and activate towards a more equitable, just, nonviolent, and sustainable world.

Social Science Research, Center for (CSSR)

The Center for Social Science Research (CSSR) is fundamentally concerned with providing high-quality research services utilizing state-of-the-art hardware, software and methodology to better understand some of the most pressing social, behavioral, and political problems facing contemporary society.

Social Work, BSW Social Work Student Association (SWSA)

The Social Work Student Association (SWSA) functions as a means for positive peer relations.

Social Work, Department of

The undergraduate Social Work program is designed to prepare students to work with a variety of populations in a variety of settings. The graduate social work program prepares students to be able to work competently with individuals and families seeking help, and to foster leadership in communities, organizations, and the policy-making arena.

Social Work, Phi Alpha Honor Society

Phi Alpha Honor provides a closer bond among students of social work and promote humanitarian goals and ideals.

Sociology and Anthropology Program

George Mason University’s Department of Sociology and Anthropology takes on some of the most pressing social, behavioral, and political issues facing contemporary society.

Software Site Licenses

A list and description of Software Site licenses administered by Information Technology Services.

Sorority Life, Fraternity and

George Mason’s Fraternity and Sorority community is comprised of more than 40 greek-letter organizations. These organizations fall within four councils – Interfraternity Council, Multicultural Greek Council, National Pan-Hellenic Council, Panhellenic Council. Fraternity and Sorority at Mason places strong emphasis on the values of scholarship, leadership, service, friendship, and community.

Speakers, Mason

Mason Speakers comprises 150 professors, researchers, administrators and alumni volunteers from George Mason University who provide lectures and guest presentations to organizations and businesses free of charge.

Sponsored Programs, Office of

This website provides information about the Office of Sponsored Programs, which provides information about grant proposal development and award administration, and the services they offer.

Sport, Recreation, and Tourism Management, School of

The School of Sport, Recreation, and Tourism Management (SRTM) delivers exceptional educational opportunities, research of consequence, and meaningful service in sport, recreation, tourism, events, and hospitality, to meet the needs and interests of a diverse community of engaged stakeholders.

Sports at George Mason University

Provides information and upcoming events for all Mason athletic teams.

Staff Senate

The volunteer advisory body of classified and non-student wage employees of George Mason University

STAR (Student Technology Assistance and Resources)

STAR (Student Technology Assistance and Resources), 229 Johnson, brings together technology training, equipment, software, and experts creating one-stop shopping for students interested in learning about technology.

State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV)

The SCHEV website contains information about the council and contact information.

State Government Relations

The Office of State Government Relations monitors executive branch and legislative affairs in Richmond and advocates on behalf of the University on issues relating to faculty, staff and students.

Statistics Department

This site provides events and information related to the Volgenau School of Engineering’s Statistics Department.

Stearns Center for Teaching and Learning

The Stearns Center for Teaching and Learning is a hub for promoting teaching excellence and innovation. Housing the staff from Digital Learning and Teaching Excellence, the center is a one-stop destination for all George Mason faculty and graduate students seeking to explore and test new ideas for teaching methods and techniques including online course delivery and integrated instructional design.

Strategic Budget and Planning, Office of

The official web site of Mason’s budget and planning office, with information about the budget process, tables and charts of budget data, and policies and procedures.

Strategic Communications

Strategic Communications is a unit of Communications and Marketing. This site includes press releases, upcoming events, campus news, and general information about the Strategic Communications Office, including phone numbers and e-mail addresses of staff.

Student Academic Affairs for CHSS

The Undergraduate Academic Affairs Office handles requests and questions regarding undergraduate students in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Student Academic Affairs for COS

This site posts the Dean’s List, honor societies advised by the deans, office hours and location and staff. Policies, procedures, frequently asked questions and request forms are available to facilitate and expedite COS undergraduate student requests.

Student Academic Affairs, Advising and Retention

Student Academic Affairs, Advising and Retention provides an inclusive and supportive environment for undergraduate undeclared no-preference, undergraduate non-degree, pre-health professional students, new undergraduate freshman and transfers, and students in transition. The site allows access to Academic Action forms and policies, information about UNIV transition courses, various campus resources, and contact information

Student Accounts Office

Student Accounts provides services to students, staff, and faculty, while maintaining internal controls that ensure financial transactions are accurately processed and proper records are maintained.

Student Centers

Student Centers exists to complement the university experience by providing an environment that promotes and enhances student learning and development through diversity and community building. We manage and provide program, event and support services for the Johnson Center, Student Union Building I, the Hub and other Student Centers related facilities on Mason’s campuses.

Student Conduct

This site provides links to salient university policies, information on the conduct process, and related resources for students, faculty, and staff.

Student Consumer Information

The Office of Institutional Research and Reporting (IRR) functions at the source of institutional information. ITT defines, collects, analyzes, maintains, and disseminates official institutional data, and to provide official institutional information.

Student Financial Aid, Office of

This site allows visitors to get answers to many general financial aid questions, to get information on specific financial aid programs, and to ask specific questions online. Some of the links provided include: free scholarship search, and documents and forms for download.

Student Government

This website contains complete information about the Student Government, including meeting minutes and schedules, current membership and committees, as well as by-laws and contact information.

Student Health Services

Our mission is to provide all currently enrolled students with high quality health care services. Student Health Services offers confidential health service that includes components of diagnosis, treatment, self care, health promotion, and disease prevention.

Student Involvement

This website provides links and descriptions to various recognizes student organizations and to support for those organizations.

Student Jobs

Explore your options! This site will connect you to student jobs on campus, internships, co-ops, part-time positions and full-time positions via Handshake, an online search engine designed specifically for the Mason community. Links to federal work study jobs and careers at Mason are also provided.

Student Media

The Student Media is part of University Life and includes the student fee-funded media organizations: Broadside; WGMU radio; Mason Cable Network; GMView, the video yearbook; and five literary journals, Apathy, George Mason Review, Hispanic Culture Review, Phoebe, and So To Speak.

Student Organizations

This website provides links to recognized student organizations.

Student Scholarship, Creative Activities, and Research, Office of (OSCAR)

OSCAR provides George Mason University with the opportunity to connect our students with our faculty and to the research and creative mission of the institution. This initiative aims to foster a culture of student scholarship through increased participation in and celebration of scholarly activities. Students will see their education as a process of scholarly inquiry, where scholarship is valued as a core practice of the Mason student experience.

Student Support

Working in cooperation with the Dean of Students Office, the Office of Student Support and Case Management serves as the primary resource for managing referrals and student issues related to crisis intervention. It is our hope that we are able to connect with a student before challenges become unmanageable. We provide support, facilitate referrals to resources, request accommodations, and perform interventions when appropriate to the student’s circumstances.

Student Support and Advocacy Center (SSAC)

The Student Support and Advocacy Center is committed to providing an empowering environment for all Mason students to seek support services and to explore healthy life choices. We offer educational programming, one-on-one consultations, and resources in the areas of interpersonal violence, personal wellness, and alcohol and drug use. We assist students encountering barriers to personal success.

Students as Scholars Initiative

Students as Scholars provides George Mason University with the opportunity to connect our students with our faculty and to the research and creative mission of the institution. This initiative aims to foster a culture of student scholarship through increased participation in and celebration of scholarly activities. Students will see their education as a process of scholarly inquiry, where scholarship is valued as a core practice of the Mason student experience.

Study Abroad, Mason

Mason Study Abroad (formerly the Center for Global Education) offers students an opportunity to study abroad and immerse themselves in the culture of other countries. This site contains information about the application process, the different exchange programs, and traveling considerations.

Study of Public Choice, Center for

The Public Choice Center promotes the advanced study of questions at the intersection of economics, politics, and ethics. The Center encourages innovative research and emphasizes scholarly books, publications in academic journals, and papers for professional meetings and conferences.

Part of George Mason University’s Institute of Graduate School of Education, CAPH provides numerous public health education, evaluation and policy services to diverse populations.

Summer Camps

This website provides links to all summer camps at George Mason University.

Summer Term

This website, hosted by the Office of the Provost, contains complete information about the Summer Sessions. The site includes the summer class schedule, course descriptions, housing information, information about summer study for high school students, and a link to the online application.

Supporting Mason

Informative site on various ways to support George Mason University. Includes brief descriptions of the development and foundation functions and a link to the Alumni Affairs site. Includes section for making an on-line contribution or pledge via a secure server.

Surplus Property

Equipment no longer needed by departments must be turned in to the Surplus Property Office. The University’s Surplus Property Office will pick up excess/obsolete equipment upon request.

System Engineering and Operation Research Department

This department is one of six that compose the School of Information Technology and Engineering. This site offers information regarding admissions and degree requirements, class listings, faculty members, and key contacts.